Monday, April 23, 2012

World Book Day

In honour of World Book Day today, April 23rd, we thought we'd step out of our English-speaking world and do a round-up of all the short story collections in translation that we have reviewed over the past 4 and a half years... Pick something you might not otherwise read and take a look... Happy World Book Day!

A Happy Man by Axel Thormählen

A Life on Paper: Stories by Georges-Olivier Chateaureynaud
Best European Fiction 2010 edited by Aleksander Hemon 
Best European Fiction 2012 edited by Aleksander Hemon
Best Short Stories by Guy de Maupassant

The Book of Istanbul edited by Jim Hinks and Gul Turner

Blue Has No South by Alex Epstein

The Burning Plain by Juan Rulfo
Gaza Blues by Etgar Keret and Samir el-Youssef

Gregory and Other Stories by Panos Ioannides

The House of Your Dream edited by Robert Alexander and Denis Maloney

Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino

Life is a Dream by Gyula Krúdy
Loud Sparrows: Chinese Contemporary Short-shorts selected and translated by Aili Mu, Julie Chiu and Howard Goldblatt

Paris Metro Tales translated by Helen Constantine
Passport to Crime by Various edited by Janet Hutchings

Tales of Galicia by Andzrej Stasiuk

The Third Shore by Various
Travelling Light by Tove Jansson